About Us

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Hey there! We are Tim & Merrill... two L.A. born-and-bred high school sweethearts that were together for 9 years before finally getting married in 2009 (after a four month engagement). Two weeks later we moved via Amtrak to New York City and lived in the amazing East Village for almost 3 years. We are now back in Los Angeles (until our wanderlust moves us elsewhere) and would LOVE to shoot some photos for you! Here is a little bit more about us...


  • is the main photographer at all weddings
  • has a BFA & MFA degree in photography
  • has had his fine art and fashion work published internationally
  • makes bad jokes to make you laugh at your shoot
  • loves Seinfeld, pizza, donuts, black coffee, cake, suits, and donuts
  • hates traffic
  • is @timmelideo on Instagram


  • is the second shooter at weddings
  • is the candid capture master
  • will both cry and boogie down at your wedding
  • loves truffle oil, sea otters, Jane Austen, lipstick, guacamole and palm trees
  • hates poor grammar
  • is @merzydotes on Instagram


  • have been together since 2000
  • don't eat meat but don't mind if you do
  • have a Terrier/Maltese freakshow rescue and LOVE dogs
  • love Palm Springs, Italy, New York, the desert and road trips
  • are total cheese-balls
  • believe in equality for all
  • hate when people don't say "thank you" when you hold the door open for them
  • are @sweetlilphotos on Instagram


  • are ridiculously in love
  • want photos that look better than your friends'
  • love to laugh... a lot
  • value wedding photography and want to wallpaper your home with the photos
  • don't take yourselves too seriously
  • don't want a creepy dude dressed in all black shooting your photos
  • live life to the fullest
  • want us to be your photographers

Sound like who you are and what you are looking for? Let's chat and maybe grab some coffee or a couple margaritas.

We are based in Los Angeles but are frequently elsewhere... and we have up-to-date passports :)

You can read our reviews on Wedding Wire and we have also been featured on the following awesome websites:

Green Wedding Shoes : Martha Stewart Weddings : The Knot : Style me Pretty : Lovely Bride : 100 Layer Cake : Rock N Roll Bride : The Washingtonian : Utterly Engaged : Brooklyn Bride : Wedding Bee : The Knotty Bride : Love Olio : So You're Engaged : Daily Candy : Forget Me Knot Weddings : Grey Likes Weddings : Inspired by This